/ (ˌɒkteɪndaɪˈəʊɪk) /
a colourless crystalline dicarboxylic acid found in suberin and castor oil and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: HOOC(CH 2) 6 COOHAlso called: suberic acid
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Word Origin for octanedioic acid
C20: from octane + diol
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